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We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)

C'eravamo tanto amati (original title)
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »

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Antonio
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Gianni Perego
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Luciana Zanon
Stefano Satta Flores ...
Nicola Palumbo
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Elide Catenacci, Romolo's daughter
Aldo Fabrizi ...
Romolo Catenacci
Mike Bongiorno ...
Himself
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Himself
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Himself
Nello Meniconi ...
Himself
Guidarino Guidi ...
Himself
Pierluigi ...
Himself
Alfonso Crudele ...
Edoardo
Isa Barzizza ...
Elena
Marcella Michelangeli ...
Gabriella
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Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable disillusionments of life. Written by Yepok

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A many splendored thing.

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23 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Romolo Catenacci's (Aldo Fabrizi) wife, Anna Catenacci, is played by Aldo Fabrizi's real life sister Elena Fabrizi. And his son, Amedeo, is played by his real life son Amedeo Fabrizi. See more »

Quotes

Nicola Palumbo: We thought we'd change the world, instead the world has changed us.
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References Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »

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E io ero Sandokan
Written by Armando Trovajoli
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Combination of nostalgia, colors and feeling
16 December 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

My only all-time favorite, ever since 1979 in Tuschinski. The theme is simple, strong and light, and does not evoke grand historical events but a mere musing on one's own growing up. The use of black/white and sepia flashbacks, changing into into present day colors at a sidewalk drawing, give extra depth to past and present with only a few stroke of the brush. Extra attention has been devoted to sounds and melody: the voices of the main characters reinforce the roles. The melody theme is played simply on one trumpet and echoes the simplicity of the theme. The memory of the move does not fade even after 25 years. I guess it was intended to do so. A very natural composition.


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